Amey, Costain, Coffey, Kier and Murphy are among the contractors to have won spots on the first two lots of Severn Trent’s £2bn AMP7 investment framework.
Balfour Beatty, Vinci and VolkerWessels have been shortlisted seven times each in this year’s Construction News Awards.
Costain CEO: Andrew Wyllie's greatest hitsSubscription
Costain announced today that Andrew Wyllie will leave Costain in May after 14 years as chief executive of the firm.
Costain CEO Andrew Wyllie steps downSubscription
Andrew Wyllie is to step down as chief executive of Costain after 14 years at the helm.
Costain Skanska JV removes landmark cranes for HS2 hubVideoSubscription
HS2’s Costain Skanska joint venture removed three huge disused yellow container cranes at Willesden, west London, to make way for a new rail logistics hub which will support the construction of the high-speed line’s tunnels.
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By the standards of any plc, 14 years is a long time to live with the same CEO, as Costain has done with Andrew Wyllie.
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Mace took a narrow victory in September’s contractor league as the combined value of wins settled down after a rocky few months.
“So, farewell then […] it would be surprising if the company was still around in a year’s time,” The Independent wrote of Costain in its business pages back in 1995.
When Royal Mail shareholders cast their votes on directors’ pay last week, the results will have sent shivers through boardrooms across the country.
Corporate pay packets are being scrutinised like never before. CN analysed the accounts of the biggest listed construction firms to reveal who earns the most among the top bosses.
Activity across the top 50 contractor league once again held relatively steady in June as Multiplex claimed the summit for the first time since January last year.
Construction officially has the worst gender pay gap of any UK industry. Binyamin Ali examines the figures for the 10 biggest contractors and looks at what needs to be done.
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